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Beltsville, Maryland, is home to the National Agricultural Library - part of the National Agricultural Research Center. The center covers 7,000 square miles and attracts scientists, researchers, and FBI and CIA employees.

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Discover a Legendary US East Coast Road

Historic Route 1 is 2,450 miles of American history from Maine to Florida. This quintessential East Coast road harkens back to the 1950s and 1960s "road-trip" era. Avoid the congestion of East Coast interstates such as Interstate 95. Travel Historic Route 1 at a relaxed pace and take time to explore the historical and architectural sites, classic diners, and roadside wonders.